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SEE AND DO

… An affordable Greek Island holiday experience

Overview

Although a popular destination, Skiathos retains its quirky reputation as the perfect antidote to some of the more touristy Greek islands. A lush forested island with 64 beaches, it offers something for everyone from leisure seekers and adventure sport enthusiasts, to nature and history buffs.

Skiathos town, the only town on the island, is situated on the southeastern tip in a sheltered bay. The town is a maze of quaint streets lined with clothing, jewelry, art and crafts stores, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and coffee shops. These could take days to explore.

Site and activity highlights

  • Water sports, horse riding, mountain biking, scuba diving
  • Greek cuisine, music, tavernas, bustling night life
  • Boat trips to remote settings such as the well known Lalaria pebbled beach
  • Take a hydrofoil or ferry: to nearby islands (Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros); or to the mainland
  • Visit the remains of the ancient village of Kastro
  • Explore the Monasteries of Evagelistria, Panagia Eikonistria, and Panagia Kechria
  • Discover the natural island beauty on foot or walk the streets where parts of Mama Mia, the movie, were filmed
  • Simply laze on a beach of your choice, there are 64 on the island within easy reach
  • Day trips can be arranged to Meteora and Delphi
  • Cooking lessons at Ergon Greek Deli & cuisine
  • Mountain bike tours, hiking tours, bicycle rentals - www.skiathosmountainbikes.com

History

The original island town, Kastro, was built on a striking cliff top to protect inhabitants and defend the island from invaders. Skiathos Castle served as a shelter from raiding pirates and Turks and was famously used by escaping allies during the Second World War. In addition churches, relics, and monasteries dot the landscape.

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